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Lizette V. Epps, MBA, CUDE

Director of Financial Services at Alvernia University

Lizette Epps is the Director of Financial Services at Alvernia University’s O’Pake Institute for Economic Development and Entrepreneurship.

She is an experienced, award-winning businesswoman with decades of success under her belt in creating process improvements, being an agent of change, and building a fulfilling career in both the public and private sectors. She is an influential community advocate with an unwavering commitment to ensuring positive change and standing for social justice for all. She has focused on helping advance the greater Latino community at large as well as empowering women and children to attain their personal and professional successes.

Liz has served on several boards and committees over the years. She is currently the Board President for Pollinating Penn, Vice President of the board for the Berks Latino Workforce Development Corp., board member for The Village of Reading and serves on various committees throughout the region. She is a proud MBA graduate of the University of Phoenix and holds her Credit Union Development Educator designation from The National Credit Union Foundation.

Berks Latino Workforce Development

Our focus is on education and workforce development that leads to household self-sufficiency. When a family is able to be self-sufficient, they rise out of the cycle of poverty, empowering generations onward and enriching the fabric of our communities.